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Cryptonym: MHSPAWN

Definition:
A JMWAVE psychological warfare project.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10226-10024: UNIDAD REVOLUTIONARIA (AMSCROLL)

6/20/66 dispatch from Chief of Station, JMWAVE to Chief, WH, slugline TYPIC/MHSPAWN Status Report re JMWAVE psychological projects: "...request paragraphs below give brief status report station's MHSPAWN projects...Basic propaganda lines have continued without change, but with increased emphasis on personal denigration and harassment of Fidel Castro and on propaganda designed (to) encourage military and other power centers in Cuba to carry out coup d'etat against Castro...two projects, AMSPELL and AMCROW, are being sharply contained due to marginal performance.

104-10166-10040: CABLE: POUCHING DETAILS AMCORE-2 VISIT TO CARACAS INCLUDING MATERIALS HE COLLECTED

06/04/68, cable from JMWAVE to Director: Sluglines TYPIC MHSPAWN AMWIDE: "1. Pouching details AMCORE-2 visit to Caracas including materials he collected relation to Radio Libertad facilities, financial position, directorate, programming and fund sources. AMCORE-2 developed rapport to extent Radio Libertad willing accept two hours of programming a day from him for transmission. AMCORE-2 certain that JMWAVE assets such as AMRAZOR-1 and AMLYRIC-1 could be included in any package sent to Radio Libertad. He feels, however, that AMSHADY-1 and AMSTRUT-2 might be somewhat harder to sell. Latter judgement may simply be AMCORE-2 prejudice"....06/28/63, Cable: Sluglines TYPIC MHSPAWN: "1. As of 30 June following is status of turnover to JMCOBRA of JMWAVE MHSPAWN assets: A. AMLYRIC-1 informed 26 June his case officer being transferred and that during week 1 July AMLYRIC-1 will be introduced to William S. Wibalda who will be his new contact for at least routine matters. A channel to an inside JMCOBRA case officer for policy matters is being established"...https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=20213#relPageId=2&tab=page

104-10165-10188: AS OF 30 JUNE FOLLOWING IS STATUS OF TURNOVER TO JMCOBRA OF JMWAVE MHSPAWN ASSETS

6/28/68 cable from JMWAVE to Director, slugline DIRECTOR INFO JMCOBRA TYPIC MHSPAWN: "As of June 30 following is status of turnover to JMCOBRA of JMWAVE MHSPAWN assets: AMLYRIC-1 informed 26 June his case officer being transferred and that during week of 1 July AMLYRIC-1 will be introduced to William Wibalda/Bob Wall who will be his new contact for at least routine matters. A channel to an inside JMCOBRA case officer for policy matters is being established..."

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